Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is coming off the best year of his career, in which he caught 93 passes for 1,233 yards and 13 touchdowns, and was named to his first career Pro Bowl. And it appears he’s only getting better.
Bryant has always been a physical freak, but now, he says he’s getting better in the film room--dissecting opposing defenses and the tricks they use to throw him off in coverage.
"I'm understanding it better and better the more that I watch it," Bryant said, per ESPN Dallas. "Not saying I haven't. It's just becoming a lot easier to ‘OK, on this coverage this is what I'm going to do versus this coverage.’ It just makes things a little bit more easier the more that I get older and grow in this offense."
For all his growth in the four seasons since he was drafted by Dallas in the first round, don’t expect a more subdued Bryant when he steps between the lines. Bryant said recently that he’s always played with such passion, and always will.
"I look at it as motivation not only for myself but for my teammates," Bryant said of his vocal nature. "I honestly feel like the more work I put in or anybody else puts in off of what I'm saying, it is becoming a progress. I'm going to continue to keep doing it. It's not for show. It's something that's coming straight from the heart."
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